Democratic Practices and Youth Political Participation in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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- Youth, Political Participation, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Democratic Practices, Pakistan
The present study focused on youth political participation in the democratic practices in the Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan. The study deployed the main theory of Jürgen Habermas ‘The Public Sphere’, this theory indicated that people use to discuss their social and political matters among citizens that able to engage the young people . The study applies a quantitative approach, to survey the youth, the questionnaire developed to collect data from the fields. Youth are the respondents of the study and are selected through simple random sampling technique. The universe of the study is limited to KPK provinces from Pakistan and a sample of a total of 200 respondents are selected for the research purpose. To analyses the data, SPSS was used for frequency distribution and percentage to analyses and coding for the results. The conclusions of the study depicted that youth has a substantial role in the political structure at a local and national level, it is also an advantage for political parties to include youth as a leading subject in their party policy in Pakistan.
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TY - CONF AU - Muhammad Saud AU - Rachman Ida AU - Musta’in Mashud PY - 2020/01 DA - 2020/01 TI - Democratic Practices and Youth Political Participation in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Research and Academic Community Services (ICRACOS 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 25 EP - 31 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icracos-19.2020.5 DO - 10.2991/icracos-19.2020.5 ID - Saud2020/01 ER -